SFA Senior Cup

Senior Cup

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Current Holders: Woodbridge Town FC

The Senior Cup has been in existence since the 1885-86 season, beginning its life as the Suffolk Challenge Cup.

It became known as the Suffolk Senior Cup in 1889 with the advent of the Suffolk Junior Cup.

However, in 1907 there was a split in the way football was run in the county.

The existing Suffolk County FA, who owned the Senior Cup, voted to affiliate to the Amateur Football Association. Consequently, a second Suffolk County FA was formed that was affiliated to the Football Association.

The FA presented a trophy to the new Suffolk County FA for their Senior Cup competition.

This meant that there were two Senior Cup competitions for several seasons.

In 1913 the FA and AFA  resolved their differences, but the outbreak of the First World War meant that the local situation could not be resolved at that time.

The Senior Cup was not played for again until the 1919-20 season by which time only one Suffolk County FA existed, affiliated to the FA.

The original Senior Cup was still with the people who ran the AFA affiliated Suffolk County FA, but an agreement was reached and they handed it over after the 1919-20 cup final. It is therefore the original Suffolk Senior Cup trophy that is played for today.

So the 1919-20 season was the only season in which the FA presented Senior Cup was the only Senior Cup that was played for.

This trophy is now used as the Suffolk Under-15 Minor Cup.

The cup is contested by adult Saturday Senior clubs who play at Steps 6 and 7 of the National League System.



Round Dates

Round Date
1st Round to 16/09/17 Results
2nd Round 30/09/17 to 14/10/17 Results
3rd Round 11/11/17 to 18/11/17 Results
Quarter-Final 10/02/18 to 24/02/18 Results
Semi-Final 11/04/18 to 27/04/18 Results
Final 11/05/18 Result

KEy contacts

 Adrian Moye - Suffolk FA County Cup Competitions Manager

Tel: 07702 240122

Email: adrian.moye@suffolkfa.com

Ian Smillie - Referees’ Appointments Officer – Saturday Adults

Tel: 07885 298363

Email: ian.smillie@suffolkfa.com